Open cluster M47, emission nebula IC 410, and the Running Man Nebula (NGC 1973/5/7)

January 14–21, 2016: Open cluster M47 in Puppis is an excellent target for naked-eye and binocular observers, emission nebula IC 410 in Auriga offers small-telescope owners nice views, and large-telescope owners can seek out the Running Man Nebula (NGC 1973/5/7) in Orion.
By | Published: January 14, 2016 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Small-telescope target emission nebula IC 410 lies 2.4° west-northwest of magnitude 4.7 Chi (χ) Aurigae.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly

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Targets for January 14–21, 2016
Naked eye:
Open cluster M47
Small telescope: Emission nebula IC 410
Large telescope: The Running Man Nebula (NGC 1973/5/7)